Wednesday, July 8, 2020

COVID-19 ‘Pandemic Could Push 49m Africans Into Poverty’

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said that 49 millions Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty by the coronavirus pandemic. The AfDB said on...

Kanye West Says He Is Running For US President

Kanye West has announced he is running for US president – and he has already won the backing of billionaire Elon Musk. The American rap star posted...

S. Korea: 4,000 Recovered Covid-19 Church Members To Donate $83bn Worth Of Plasma For...

A South Korea-based religious group named the Shincheonji Church of Jesus has said that over 4,000 members of the church who recovered from COVID-19...

Coronavirus: Texas Governor Mandates Wearing Of Face Masks

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered face coverings to be worn in public as coronavirus cases rocket in the state. The directive applies to counties...

Oklahoma woman shot while trying to remove Nazi flag

A US woman has been shot while trying to remove a Nazi flag from someone's front yard in the state of Oklahoma. Garfield County Sheriff's...

Atlanta Police Chief Resigns Over Rayshard Brooks Shooting

Atlanta’s police chief has resigned after the fatal shooting of an African-American man who had fallen asleep in his car at a drive-through restaurant. Rayshard...

George Floyd’s funeral hears calls for racial justice

The funeral of George Floyd, an African American whose death in police custody spawned global outrage, has heard impassioned pleas for racial justice. Speakers in...

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza dies of ‘cardiac arrest’ at 55

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza, aged 55, has died after suffering a cardiac arrest, the government says. He was admitted to hospital on Saturday after feeling...

George Floyd murder suspect Derek Chauvin has bail set at $1.25m

The Minneapolis ex-policeman accused of killing unarmed black man George Floyd has made his first court appearance, where his bail was set at $1.25m...

Magufuli declares Tanzania COVID-19-free thanks to prayers

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has declared the country "coronavirus-free" thanks to prayers by citizens. "The corona disease has been eliminated thanks to God," Mr Magufuli...

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